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I agree, I think there should ba some form of assistance for disabled on a fixed income. My goodness, being disabled is hard enough, and for me TV is a large part of my day as I cant get out as much as I wish I could, but the prices are so expensive. I feel it is unfair to take advantage of us, we are really stuck in between a rock and a hard place. I have only Comcast for my service choice, so I will have to continue with Comcast. Please, consider how hard it is on a financial level, and make some allowance for those who are disabled and in poverty. Thank you...
Call & ask the Billing Dept. to mail you information & application for senior (&disabled) discounts.
Discounts are likely limited to certain service levels, or portion of a bundle that qualifies, so don't expect a discount for Prefered super+ bundle packages.
But also Compare "down-sized" bundled packages available, as some bundles may be a better price/content overall, than combining a senior discount applied to some of your services and normal bundled price on your other services.
I read in The Oregonian about three months or so ago that seniors would be given about a $9.95 charge for basic service by Comcast. Nothing has happened so far. I have no idea why the announcement was made if they didn't put it there! I'm in the same boat and about to bail due to poor service and bills that are too high plus breaking contracts!!!!
There is nothing really affordable bundle or not! I've checked it all. Waaaay too expensive for anything they have! Basic is first level, and it's too much for someone on poverty income. I know. I've checked.
SInce you mentioned "The Oregonian", if you are in the general Portland area,
Limited Basic tv cable & Economy Internet for aprox $45 /mo.
Limited Basic tv cable & Performance Internet for aprox $65 /mo.
(east portland or west portland areas )
Then why was the $9.95 in the newspaper? It either is or is not. I have tried to get answers before. Yours does not explain enough. I cannot afford costs as shown in your note. I am now working with the corporate office regaridng several items of concern.
I removed your email to protect your identity and I will also have someone contact about this discount.
the $9.95/month is for "Comcast Internet Essentials".
it's was a 1.5meg internet connection,
but has been reported that it's been raised to a 5meg connection now.
Why is this info such a secret? I have been struggling yet have seen/heard this advertisement on other peoples television -- I only have Internet.
I have looked for it multiple times and just this morning found this forum
I hate calling in due to the high pressure sales tactics as I cannot afford to be suckered into a cheaper package that will simply increase well out of my means in 3 or 6 months.
Comcast should be ashamed of how they treat disabled and poverty level people.
I thank you for posting that, and I could only hope that Comcast offers a program that Seniors and Disabled can take advantage of. The one you posted with a price of $9.95 per month, is only for those with a school aged child in the home.
I posted the information you were looking for in your other Thread.
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